In 19th century Central America, a few entrepreneurial cowboys built an empire that enslaved populations and corrupted governments for over 100 years. The United Fruit Company thrived on unregulated capitalism; this film tells its story and that of its pioneers who feared neither God nor Man, and managed to get away with murder.
User Reviews: Good movie that recaps well what happened (AFAICT).
However, I wish they talked a little more explicitly about the human rights abuse that this economic colonization created, and glorified these entrepreneurs less. They were essentially modern slave owners…